30 Killed, 2000 Injured in Tahrir Square

On Friday, November 18th an organized peaceful protest was held in Tahrir Square to address the dissatisfaction many citizens have of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (also known as SCAF) currently running the nation since Hosny Mubarak's fall in February. Of course, the main concern is the military trials of civilians, including that of Egyptian…

Contagious Jasmine Revolution – ثورة الياسمين المعدية

Contagious Jasmine Revolution ثورة الياسمين المعدية By: Ms. Hala  It started with one young man. Mohamed ElBouazizi. It started with one town. Sidi Bouzid. It started with one nation. Tunisia. It started with one day. December 17, 2010. Mohamed Bouazizi, 26, was an unemployed college graduate. With limited prospects for employment of any kind, he…

Egypt’s Day of Rage – يوم الغضب في مصر

Egypt's Day of Rage يوم الغضب في مصر By: Ms. Hala  UPDATED 27 Jan 2011: Egyptian authorities are threatening to block social media during the planned Million March on Friday. If you are in Egypt and are block, I ask that you email your tweets, pictures and videos to <hala.abdoun@gmail.com> or to other Egyptians outside…